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France Slams Iran after Alleged Spying Confession Aired

France Slams Iran after Alleged Spying Confession Aired

France lashed out at Iran for "dictatorial practices" and taking two of its citizens hostage after a video aired on Thursday in which they appeared to confess to spying. Iran's intelligence ministry said in May it had arrested two Europeans for allegedly fomenting "insecurity" in Iran.

Iran Airs Video with 2 French Citizens Arrested for 'Spying'

Iran Airs Video with 2 French Citizens Arrested for 'Spying'

Iran on Thursday published video showing two French citizens arrested for spying amid ongoing protests roiling the country that Tehran has sought to describe as a foreign plot instead of local anger over the death of a 22-year-old detained by the country's morality police. The video released by t

Borrell: EU FMs Will Discuss Additional Sanctions on Iran

The European Union is considering slapping additional sanctions on Iran, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Thursday, as rights groups say thousands have been arrested and hundreds injured in a crackdown by Iranian security forces. EU foreign ministers will discuss further sanctions on

Iran’s President Tries to Assuage Anger as Protests Continue

Iran’s President Tries to Assuage Anger as Protests Continue

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Tuesday appealed for national unity and tried to allay anger against the country’s rulers, even as the anti-government protests that have engulfed the country for weeks continued to spread to universities and high schools.

US to Impose Costs on Iran for Crackdown on Protests, Biden Says

US to Impose Costs on Iran for Crackdown on Protests, Biden Says

The United States this week will impose further costs on Iranian officials responsible for violence against demonstrators who protested against Iran's government after the death of Mahsa Amini, President Joe Biden said on Monday.

Canada Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Iran Citing Death of Mahsa Amini

Canada Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Iran Citing Death of Mahsa Amini

Canada imposed fresh sanctions on Iran on Monday for alleged human rights violations, including the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old from Iranian Kurdistan who died while in custody of Iran's "morality police," the Canadian government said.

India Scrambles Fighter Jets after Report of Bomb Scare on Flight from Iran

India Scrambles Fighter Jets after Report of Bomb Scare on Flight from Iran

India's air force (IAF) said on Monday it had scrambled fighter jets after receiving information of a bomb scare on an airline bearing Iranian registration transiting through Indian airspace.

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